There was one on BBC in the late 1990s just called “The Cops”. I thought this was a really good look at normal UK police work. It ran to three seasons but has disappeared almost entirely now.
It’s on IMDB as […]
The first thing that came to my mind was Cool For Cats, but not for the piano. For the zonky breakdown in the middle. Squeeze had previous form on the zonky breakdowns though and it never improved the song.
Alastair is a pal of mine. In the 70s I thought he was light entertainment telly personified. And he probably was. I didn’t know that between 1970 and 1976ish he recorded a superb series of political songs with […]
I saw Jimmie MacGregor a couple of weeks back. He’s 88 and is, by far, the senior member of the Scottish Folk Singers club. Skiffle and MacColl in the 50s, BBC TV in the 60s, national institution since then. Looks […]
I used to love David Belcher’s stuff when he was The Herald’s music man.
I didn’t go near RSD though, I spent about £100 in The Panopticon charity shop over the past week or so. As it was closing (yesterday was […]